About This Campground
Big Lake Campground sits at its namesake lake along Santiam Pass, a 4,800-foot mountain pass through the Cascade Range in western Oregon.
Campers enjoy views of the lake with the beautiful Mt. Washington as a backdrop.
Water skiing, sailing and swimming are among the favorite…
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Firewood Available
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
- Pull-Through Sites
- Water Hookups
- Max Length: 65 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
- Boat InBoat to your campsite
Big Lake Campground is a great place to visit in all seasons, although you would need snowshoes, skis, or a snowmobile to get there in the Winter. The views of Mt. Washington over the lake are truly stunning. My only knocks on it is that mosquitoes can be vicious in the summer, and most of the…
Gorgeous views and hiking trails galore! I don’t think I’ve camped at a place that is as beautiful scenery as Big Lake Campground. Campground has all the necessities: there are vault toilets, fire pits, tables, and drinking water. No cell service of course and lake is very close.
Lots of space and…
This was a great little lakeside campground with easy water access, and bathrooms (pit toilets) onsite.
It is really dusty, which was expected.
We also found it to be pretty loud as people played their loud music on boats late into the evening and the music carried over the water.
The view of…
Big Lake is located in Oregon
From Eugene, Oregon, take I-105 east to McKenzie Highway 126. Travel east on 126 for 90 miles to Santiam Pass. At the top of the Pass, turn right onto the access road (sign says Hoodoo Ski Area, Big Lake Road, & Benson Sno-Park). Travel one mile to the fork in the road and stay left on Forest Service Road 2690. Continue for 2 miles to the entrance to Big Lake Campground on the left.